The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 155 187 201
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +14
Contract jobs citing Apple 40 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.55% 0.99% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 18
Average daily rate
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£260 £293 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £273 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £349 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £256 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -19.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.88 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.65% +0.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.60% +10.00%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2584 3246 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.81% 45.83% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 2261 2308
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 115 96
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.16 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Apple
London

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 29 (41.43%) Apple iOS
2 27 (38.57%) Windows
3 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 18 (25.71%) iOS Development
5 13 (18.57%) Android
5 13 (18.57%) Blackberry
5 13 (18.57%) Finance
5 13 (18.57%) Objective-C
5 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
5 13 (18.57%) MS Office
6 11 (15.71%) Scrum
6 11 (15.71%) iPhone
6 11 (15.71%) iPad
7 10 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 10 (14.29%) VMware
7 10 (14.29%) Web Services
8 9 (12.86%) Migration
8 9 (12.86%) JSON
9 8 (11.43%) REST
9 8 (11.43%) Xcode
9 8 (11.43%) TDD
9 8 (11.43%) Banking
9 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
9 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
9 8 (11.43%) HTML
9 8 (11.43%) Citrix
10 7 (10.00%) OO
11 6 (8.57%) Windows 8
11 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Office
2 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.71%) SPSS
3 4 (5.71%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.71%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (4.29%) InDesign
5 2 (2.86%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (2.86%) MS Project
5 2 (2.86%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (5.71%) SSL
2 4 (5.71%) Wireless
3 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.29%) LAN
4 2 (2.86%) VPN
4 2 (2.86%) 4G
4 2 (2.86%) 2G
4 2 (2.86%) Internet
4 2 (2.86%) 3G
5 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.43%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) HTTP
5 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.43%) Intranet
5 1 (1.43%) LDAP
5 1 (1.43%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Xcode
2 4 (5.71%) Subversion
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.29%) JIRA
3 3 (4.29%) Selenium
3 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.29%) eggPlant
4 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.86%) Calabash
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (2.86%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.86%) Maven
4 2 (2.86%) Ant
4 2 (2.86%) Toad
5 1 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.43%) JBehave
5 1 (1.43%) Robotium
5 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) iOS Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Designer
6 5 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (5.71%) Security Designer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior iOS Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Mac Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) IT Support
8 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) Web Services
2 9 (12.86%) JSON
3 8 (11.43%) REST
3 8 (11.43%) HTML
4 5 (7.14%) XML
4 5 (7.14%) Cocoa
5 4 (5.71%) Cocoa Touch
5 4 (5.71%) HTML5
5 4 (5.71%) iOS SDK
6 3 (4.29%) RESTful
6 3 (4.29%) Flash
6 3 (4.29%) SOAP
7 2 (2.86%) CSS
7 2 (2.86%) J2ME
7 2 (2.86%) WAP
7 2 (2.86%) Core Animation
7 2 (2.86%) CSS3
8 1 (1.43%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.43%) .NET
8 1 (1.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Blackberry
2 11 (15.71%) iPhone
2 11 (15.71%) iPad
3 10 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.29%) Kindle
4 3 (4.29%) Handset
4 3 (4.29%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.86%) Derivative
5 2 (2.86%) Animation
5 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.86%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.43%) Social Media
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (41.43%) Apple iOS
2 27 (38.57%) Windows
3 13 (18.57%) Android
4 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.57%) Mac OS X
6 6 (8.57%) Linux
6 6 (8.57%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) iOS Development
2 11 (15.71%) Scrum
3 9 (12.86%) Migration
4 8 (11.43%) TDD
5 7 (10.00%) OO
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.14%) Project Management
7 5 (7.14%) ITIL
7 5 (7.14%) OOP
7 5 (7.14%) MVC
7 5 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (7.14%) BDD
8 4 (5.71%) Kanban
8 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.29%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.86%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) Objective-C
2 4 (5.71%) Java
3 3 (4.29%) SQL
4 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.86%) C
5 1 (1.43%) C++
5 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) MCSE
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) SCCM
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.43%) Unicenter
2 1 (1.43%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) Citrix
4 6 (8.57%) HP
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco
5 5 (7.14%) Remedy
6 3 (4.29%) Adobe
7 2 (2.86%) Sun
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle
7 2 (2.86%) CA
7 2 (2.86%) Reuters
7 2 (2.86%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.86%) Google
7 2 (2.86%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.43%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (1.43%) Altiris
8 1 (1.43%) Yahoo!
8 1 (1.43%) Lotus
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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